Whitefish Lake State Park

Montana State Park

2 Reviews
1615 West Lakeshore Whitefish, MT 59937 406-862-3991 Official Website

GPS: 48.4238, -114.3707

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Overview of Whitefish Lake State Park

A lakeside campground on the shores of Whitefish Lake.

Number of Sites 25

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Elevation 3,018 ft / 919 m

Max Length 40 ft

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 10/7/2018
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 10/7/2018
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Adventures of Dave and Ann
25' Airstream International CCD 2014 Toyota Sequoia
63 reviews
“Pretty wooded sites with beautiful lake access and convenient to town”

Reviewed 10/7/2018

Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 6
Overall Rating

First, yeah, the trains are loud when they come thru, but honestly, it hasn’t really bothered us. We were in the 1-11 loop which is farthest away, tho the campground is pretty small. Maybe 20 sites?

Best things about it are the stunning Whitefish Lake and access to town (more like 5 mins I’d say). Lake would be great to paddleboard or kayak (we haven’t because it’s Oct and 40 degrees out) and town is very cute with shops, breweries and a library. Kalispell is only 25 mins or so away with larger stores if needed. The Whitefish Trail is just up the road with easy short loops for kids or longer hikes/bikes for the more ambitious.

Montana Coffee Traders on Central is great. McKenzie River Pizza easy with a large group and/or kids. The gas station across from Safeway on Hwy 93 has propane fill and a free dump behind the convenience store. Note, no dump at the CG, but easy access to water spigots, clean bathrooms and pay showers.

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Location
Cleanliness
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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Adventures of Dave and Ann would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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RidingRoadsAndTrails
Evergreen, CO Mercedes Sprinter
27 reviews
“Good for boaters”

Reviewed 7/9/2017

Nightly rate: $28
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 22
Overall Rating

The Whitefish State Park is about 10 minutes outside of downtown Whitefish and is located on Whitefish Lake. It has a nice swim beach and a boat launch. There are also showers which cost $3 for 6 minutes. The campground hosts were welcoming. Those are the positives.

The main negative is the train tracks that are right along the edge of the campground. On the Friday evening that we stayed there the trains came through approximately 3 times an hour and were loud enough in the campsites along the tracks that you could not carry on a conversation while the trains were passing. We walked through the campground to see if the spots away from the tracks were any better, and the noise was still loud even in the sites further form the tracks. Several trains came through in the middle of the night. We got in with no reservation on a prime weekend because the trains were loud enough that someone with a reservation abandoned their site just before sundown.

The campsites are fairly close together with little privacy, but they were clean with good fire rings and picnic tables.

The bathrooms and showers were clean with running hot water and there was access to a water spigot to fill water containers.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

RidingRoadsAndTrails would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • dog run
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • dog run
  • pets

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